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GEOSTATS: Position announcement, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, MSU

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  • Rob Tempelman
    Dear AI-GEOSTATS subscribers: My apologies for sending this announcement out late to this particular listserver ; please contact Dr. Ramm (see address below)
    Message 1 of 1 , May 10, 2000
      Dear AI-GEOSTATS subscribers:

      My apologies for sending this announcement out late to this particular
      listserver ; please contact Dr. Ramm (see address below) within the next
      two weeks if you are interested so that we can anticipate your application,
      say, by the end of the month.


      Rob Tempelman

      Michigan State University
      College of Agriculture and Natural Resources


      POSITION: 12-month Tenure-track Assistant Professor

      LOCATION: College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR),
      Department (plant sciences) to be determined.

      CLOSING DATE: May 15, 2000 or until position is filled.

      (1) Teaching (50%) The successful candidate is expected to teach two
      senior/graduate level courses in statistical methods in the plant and soil
      sciences and an advanced graduate course in spatial statistics (alternate
      years) or a related field.
      (2) Research (25%) Develop independent and collaborative research in
      biometry directed at the plant and soil sciences. Develop statistical
      applications to solve problems in agriculture and natural resources.
      Publish results in appropriate scholarly journals. Pursue extramural
      funding for research. Direct graduate student research.
      (3) Collaborative Research and Consulting (25%) Serve as statistical
      expert on research teams within the CANR. Provide statistical consultation
      to faculty and graduate students in the Department and the CANR. Serve on
      graduate committees. Serve as co-director of the CANR Statistical
      Consulting Center.

      Ph.D. degree in a plant science discipline and/or Applied Statistics with a
      specialization in spatial statistics or a related field. Experience with
      generalized and nonlinear mixed effects models is desired; expertise with
      modern and intensive computing methods is required. If the Ph.D. is in
      Applied Statistics, strong emphasis in a plant science discipline is
      required. The individual must be an effective communicator with the
      ability to teach statistical methods to graduate students in the CANR. The
      individual must also have a strong interest and commitment to statistical
      consulting. The successful candidate must further demonstrate ability to
      conduct research in spatial statistics as applied to inferential problems
      in plant and soil science-related fields.

      Candidates should send a cover letter detailing their interest and
      qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, academic transcripts, a
      brief statement of teaching and research interests (not to exceed two
      pages), and three letters of recommendation to:

      Dr. Carl W. Ramm, Search Committee Chair ramm@...
      Department of Forestry
      Michigan State University
      East Lansing, MI 48824-1222

      Robert J. Tempelman
      Department of Animal Science Phone: 517-355-8445
      1205H Anthony Hall
      Michigan State University Fax: 517-353-1699
      East Lansing, MI, 48824-1225
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